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Scale

Payment of different rates of interest on CDs of varying maturities. A bank is said to "post a scale." Commercial paper dealers also post scales.
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Scale

The range of prices at which an underwriter offers to place with investors a serial bond, where the individual bonds have different maturities.
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scale

The schedule of yields (or prices) at which a serial bond issue is offered to the public by the underwriter. The schedule reflects yields at the various maturities being offered. Also called offering scale. See also inverted scale, preliminary scale.
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scale

The relationship between measurements on a plan or map and the dimensions of the physical object represented.One inch might represent 10 feet or 10 miles.Topographic maps contain two scales,one for distance and one for change in elevation.

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Therefore, subjects in the high-effort condition were asked to read the advertisements carefully, understand their meanings, and rate their overall content on four seven-point semantic differential scales: easy to understand/difficult to understand, meaningful/not at all meaningful, informative/not at all informative, and strong/weak.
These advantages should help researchers overcome the shortcomings associated with semantic differential scales and multidimensional scaling, offering a conceptually compatible operationalization for the store image construct.
Similar results were found for the Semantic Differential Scales (table 1).
A post-hoc reliability was calculated for the AKIS understanding and perceived bias semantic differential scales with respective Cronbach's alpha score of .95 and .81 resulting.
Thus, a cognitive flexibility scale--a kind of semantic differential scale through which the individual's flexibility towards different persons and objects can easily be learned--may be helpful.
The present study extends the examination of central tendency errors in measurement formats to the semantic differential scale. A two-stage approach is proposed, similar to that developed for the Likert scale.
Students' attitudes toward grammar instruction were assessed using the Semantic Differential Scale (SDS) (Pizzo, 1981).
A possibly interesting difference emerged between the experimental and control groups, in the current study, in terms of their responses to the semantic differential scales. Specifically, the control group produced weaker evaluations of the facial stimuli relative to the experimental group's ratings of the D (nonsense) stimuli.
Flynn and Spencer [1977] used 7-point semantic differential scales to rate 19 items including bright-dim and clear-hazy.
Kaid's discussion of semantic differential scales proposes a uniform scale for measuring image; she claims that its twelve items have proven to be useful in a wide range of prior research, including cross cultural research.

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